Spain: The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers suspends the SGAE

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The General Meeting of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) decided on 30 May 2019 to suspend the Spanish General Society of Authors and Publishers (SGAE) for one year.

The suspension is the result of a sanctions against the SGAE, due to numerous accusations of discriminatory treatment against authors, and unfair practices related to royalty distribution.